A Guide to the W. Herbert Dunton Papers, 1914, 1941
Western author and artist W. Herbert “Buck” Dunton (1878-1936) was born in Augusta, Maine and studied at the Cowles Art School in Boston, Massachusetts. Known for his paintings of Native Americans and the American Southwest, he joined the Taos art colony in Taos, New Mexico in 1912 and was a founding member of the Taos Society of Artists.
Source: “W. Herbert Dunton - Biography.” The Dunton Homesite. Accessed May 18, 2011. http://www.dunton.org/whd_exhibit/whd_biography.htm.
Two bound volumes of transcribed articles comprise the W. Herbert Dunton Papers, 1914, 1941, documenting Dunton’s literary work. Originally appearing in Scribner’s Magazine in 1914, his articles detail aspects of life in the West, such as wildlife, hunting, and rodeos.
This collection is open for research use.
W. Herbert Dunton Papers, 1914, 1941, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers